Tax Manager – St. Joseph

This is a great opportunity for Tax Managers on the Shareholder track who understand the importance of being team oriented, strategic and organized and how it affects all aspects of the business.


As a key member of our St. Joseph team, the position will assume a strategic role in high level tax oversight, client relationship management, and team development. The primary day-to-day responsibilities may involve; tax planning, individual and business tax return preparation and review, building and maintaining local business professional network, strategic planning, engagement planning and oversight, quality control review, mentoring and training staff.

TITLE Tax Manager

LOCATION St. Joseph, Michigan

STATUS Full-time, overtime expected January through April

TRAVEL Some travel required but minimal (ex. To client meetings) with no overnight travel anticipated

CAREER PATH Partner track within 5 years


Hungerford Nichols CPAS + Advisors is a dynamic firm that thrives on innovation- this is where good ideas add up! We are locally owned and operated, serving our greater West Michigan community for over 80 years. Our specialized team understands customer needs and identifies the best course of action to take our clients forward. In our organization, we work hard to deliver the uniqueness and quality that we promise. Our employees are rewarded as well as recognized for performance. We offer competitive benefits along with a top-performing, supportive team environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA license
  • Minimum of 5 years of related public accounting experience


  • Preparation and review of Individual, Partnership, Trust, Corporation and S Corporation tax returns
  • Assist with tax planning
  • Team oversight, training, and development
  • Networking with local businesses and community members
  • Oversees tax engagements
  • Review work papers and financial statements for compilation and review engagements
  • Accounting solution services for small privately held business clients
  • Participates and contributes to firm wide strategic planning and goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Strong tax knowledge
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Estate and Trust knowledge is helpful but not required
  • Must enjoy “taking care” of their clients
  • Proven time and project management skills, able to effectively manage client relationships and workload
  • Professional and personable
  • Practices a high level of inclusion and collaboration skills
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Able to adapt to multiple businesses/industries
  • Prefers a fast-paced, hands-on work environment, able to handle stress and deadlines
  • Embraces technology and uses it to improve processes